FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 11 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Ham United v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, Cottagers have recorded 10 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2007, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 13 JanWest Ham Utd.3 - 3FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 23 DecFulham0 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2005/2006Mon 23 JanWest Ham Utd.2 - 1FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 17 SepFulham1 - 2West Ham Utd.PREM
2003/2004Tue 24 FebWest Ham Utd.0 - 3FulhamFAC
2003/2004Sat 14 FebFulham0 - 0West Ham Utd.FAC
2002/2003Thu 26 DecWest Ham Utd.1 - 1FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Cottagers have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

West Ham Utd.'s 29 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 15 points from their 21 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Hammers, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Utd. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Fulham Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 10 most recent games.